How many of you had Dr's push aside your medical problems, and not accept you had liver disease?
amandarosas in PBC Foundation6 years ago
I think I've had the worst medical care in the world from my primary care Dr. I have a biopsy showing liver disease, my LFT's have been abno...
The popular press is starting to recognize the liver disease epidemic. From MSN a bit flimsy on the explanations but useful as an overview.
nash2 in Living with Fatty Liver and NASH8 months ago
Remember, liver disease today is not just a disease of old alcoholics. That stigma needs to go away. We even have around 15% of teenagers ...
Early detection of advancing asymptomatic liver disease is a vital public health goal but not what medicine does, don't screen they say
Fibrosis is commonly silent. It advances year by year and gradually destroys the liver’s ability to do all of the things we depend on for li...
How old were you when you were first diagnosed with liver disease?
nash2 in Living with Fatty Liver and NASH10 months ago
Do people with liver disease normally experience swollen blue veins in the hands/arms/chest?
joezip in British Liver Trusta month ago
I'm glad I've found this forum, as I've been very confused and anxious about my symptoms for a while now. About a year ago, I was ...
Do most people with liver disease have anemia? If so, what kind of anemia.
sophia1980 in British Liver Trust5 months ago
I have seen so many people with liver disease with anemia as the first sign of their diagnoses and they are put on iron. I am puzzled by tha...
A straw poll question - has anyone been told not to drink alcohol while taking thyroxine? And also have they any liver disease?
cookiecrumbles in Thyroid UK5 years ago
Reason for the question. I know of two others who have been on thyroxine for many years. (I have been on 200mcg for approx 10 years) and now...
I had a strongly positive AMA test in January 2012 and April 2012. I had a live biopsy and was told that I have fatty liver disease.
alledamarie in PBC Foundation6 years ago
I just had blood work done recently and my AMA is no longer positive. How is this possible?
Hepatic encephalopathy, the dreaded HE of liver disease, Karen Hoyt is a friend who has been through it all and shares her story good info
I could look you straight in the eye, and yet not be aware of what I was doing. The world inside my head that didn’t always follow reality. ...
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What I wish I had known sooner! Rosemary was reflecting as a caregiver about what little we knew about liver disease. Your experience?
My name is Rosemary and I am the wife of the FLF founder, Wayne Eskridge, who is an improving NASH/Cirrhosis patient. From 2010 to 2015, we ...
I have fatty liver disease, probably from too much wine (more than the recommended limit) and I have developed really itchy skin...
liverish in British Liver Trust6 years ago
I've stopped drinking altogether, (and my diet is good) when am I likely to feel the benefits and when will the itch go away? What causes th...
I need your help - what message should we, as patients, give to Congress about our real needs as liver disease victims?
The American Liver Foundation has asked me to be one of their delegates for what they call Hill Day. It is a day when we, as liver patients...
Should individual with liver disease undertake cardio vascular exercise when ascites is present?, If so kind of exercise how often & risks
findasolution in British Liver Trust6 years ago
It is frequently claimed that exercise is an essential element in the therapy associated with many diseases of the liver and particularly in...
Do you think of liver disease as a chronic slow moving illness? NASH can be deadly very quickly, read this caregiver's story
nash2 in Living with Fatty Liver and NASH3 months ago
Here is a snippet #NASH #fattyliver
In October 2014 my mother Geraldine passed away after a very brief and comp...
If you have a liver disease you likely have diabetic issues also. Diet is a common theme. This is a link to a very good overview of diet.
nash2 in Living with Fatty Liver and NASHa month ago
We really like the Jen Reviews website as a good source for information written for real people backed by good scien...
Hi my son was diagnosed with autu immune liver disease at 3 years old and kept it under control with tblets but 2 years ago at the age of
Dancing2 in Children's Liver Disease Foundation6 years ago
17 was put on the liver transplant list its now 2 years on and we are still waiting for a liver to be available hes now 19 and at a critical...
I have fatty liver disease. Worst bit is the burning heat itching on arms! I lose half stone, it stops. I'm teetotal!
Bevlinden in British Liver Trust6 years ago
Recently I got diagnosed with fatty liver disease. However I do not drink alcohol, and I am most certainly not over weight.
Sophie11 in British Liver Trust5 years ago
Doctors and specialist have done test and everything yet still can't work out how this has happened.. Can someone advise me with some option...
As 2018 is flying by - how do we find liver disease before it becomes cirrhosis and threatens to kill us? Can we? Should we? Your thoughts?
nash2 in Living with Fatty Liver and NASH9 months ago
If you think about the co-morbidity illustrated in this image, it is clear that there are at least 40 million Americans who are at some leve...
Did you know that liver disease can steal your mind? If you have had an HE episode, do you have advice for others not yet there?
When the liver is damaged enough that it can no longer do its job of removing toxins from your blood the blood gets dirty. The circulating ...
This is about Hep C but fair warning for NASH and fatty liver disease patients. What do you think? Will insurance pay for your treatment?
nash2 in Living with Fatty Liver and NASH6 months ago
We are not Hep C advocates but fair warning for NASH patients, our payment system is broken and we will face it too when therapies are avail...
Hi , ive recently been diagnosed with Fatty liver disease , im due to have a biopsy on the 6-9-13, would like a heads up about this please .
rocketrobbie in British Liver Trust5 years ago
Hi my son was diagnosed with auto immune liver disease at 3 years old but kept it under control with tablets until he turned 17 we was put
On the transplant list but he's now 19 and at a critical stage 2 years on we are still waiting on a liver I'm so worried and anxious ! Any a...
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